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- September on WWE Classics On Demand, WWE Champion CM Punk hosts “Macho Madness,” a look at 20 of the greatest interviews in the legendary career of “Macho Man” Randy Savage. The programming synopsis reads: “All September, it’s “Macho Madness” on WWE Classics On Demand. From iconic matches to unforgettable interviews, relive all the pomp and circumstance from the legendary career of “Macho Man” Randy Savage.” – Former WWE Superstar Gangrel posted a tweet Monday in remembrance of Luna Vachon, who passed away two years ago to the day. HeRead More
WWE announced Wednesday that Randy Orton has been suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. Though it is his third suspension by the organization, it is only his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. Orton was first suspended by the organization on April 3, 2006—for 60 days—for “unprofessional conduct,” which did not count as a Wellness Program infraction. He discussed the suspension during an interview published in the September 2006 issue of WWE Magazine. While discussing his issues with anger management,Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By StaffIn News

Mysterio Golfs Without Mask, Santino Wins At Axxess, Cena & More

- ESPN reports that Rey Mysterio’s group won the scramble-format competition for the WrestleMania 28 ProAm Golf Tournament earlier this week, at 17-under. The Miz’s group placed fourth at -13 while Sgt. Slaughter’s group and Zack Ryder’s group finished -14. ESPN noted that Mysterio played the tournament without his mask on except when the cameras were on him.   - The United States Champion Santino Marella defeated Dolph Ziggler at WrestleMania Axxess today. Santino wrote on Twitter:   “I just be beat dolf ziggler at #axxess in a loser leavesRead More

Posted On February 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Drug Scandal Highlighted In New Book, Cena Jabs At Rock

– Irvin Muchnick and Anthony Roberts have released a book for Amazon Kindle investigating Signature Pharmacy, which years ago served as an online dealer of steroids, human growth hormone and prescription drugs to famous entertainers and athletes, including professional wrestlers of the WWE variety. In lists obtained by the New York Daily News, Sports Illustrated and ESPN in August 2007, Randy Orton, Dave Bautista (Batista), Adam Copeland (Edge), Robert Huffman (Booker T), Shane Helms, Mike Bucci (Simon Dean), Anthony Carelli (Santino Marella), Charles Haas, John Hennigan (John Morrison), Darren MatthewsRead More

Posted On September 12, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Stars Scheduled For Raw, Hunt With Shawn Michaels

– Shawn Michaels is asking fans on Twitter to “Like” the Activision Hunts page on Facebook and say in a post they were sent by him. One person will win a chance to hunt with the WWE Hall of Famer this week in New York City as he promotes Activision’s Dangerous Hunts video game. — The death of midget wrestling star Little Tokyo (Shigeri Akabane) will be mentioned in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated. He died last Tuesday of a heart attack in St. Joseph, Missouri at the ageRead More
– is advertising the following for tonight’s episode of SmackDown: * World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton vs. Kane * Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson vs. Ted DiBiase in an Intercontinental Championship Match * Sin Cara vs. Sheamus * Daniel Bryan vs. Cody Rhodes Also scheduled is Justin Gabriel vs. Heath Slater and Divas Champion Kelly Kelly vs. Rosa Mendes. — The official website of Sports Illustrated has put together a list of the top 100 Tweeters in the sports world and Zack Ryder was the lone professional wrestler listed.’sRead More